"'Fingers crossed' that I haven't authorized something the FTC will hunt me down for," a staffer wrote after destroying the documents. Sutter, a huge Northern California Health system with 24 hospitals, said it destroyed them by mistake.
Sarah Krevans wants Sutter Health to push the envelope in several areas, especially when it comes to being more attuned to patient needs.
Sutter Health and Kaiser Permanente both evacuated patients from their Santa Rosa, Calif., hospitals as wind-whipped wildfires threatened thousands of homes and destroyed nearby buildings.
The remaining 17 health plans and HMOs started by hospital systems since 2010 lost money in 2016 and at least six others have gone out of business or are in the process of winding down.
Sacramento, Calif.-based Sutter Health and Aetna will combine data analytics to identify at-risk patients to treat them sooner. The 50-50 joint venture health plan is Aetna's fifth.
James Hereford was named President and CEO of Fairview Health Services in Minneapolis, effective Dec. 12.
Sutter Davis Hospital aims to make employees happier to help make patients happier.
A San Diego woman's harrowing account of her aunt's death last month under California's new physician aid-in-dying law suggests that healthcare providers still have a long way to go to make the process work well for terminally ill patients.
Activist investors in for-profit healthcare firms want seasoned leaders—often drawn from the ranks of former leaders of not-for-profit healthcare systems—to sit on their boards and help those firms navigate today's fast-changing reimbursement environment.
CEO Lee Domanico recently spoke with Modern Healthcare about the benefits of independence after Marin General Hospital in Greenbrae, Calif., split from Sutter Health amid charges the large system had drained funds from the 254-bed community hospital that serves one of the nation's wealthiest...
A class action lawsuit against Sutter Health claims that hundreds of thousands of Californians are paying higher insurance premiums because Sutter uses its monopoly power to charge higher rates.
The CMS says it's well on its way to dragging hospital systems into the brave new world of risk-based contracting. The systems say, not really.